Speech Therapy is designed to help patients regain and increase their ability to communicate through speech. People of all ages – from young children to those in their senior years – may need Speech Therapy for a variety of reasons, ranging from delayed speech in youngsters to impaired speech in adults who have suffered a stroke. Kennedy’s Outpatient Speech Therapy program provides services to those with speech, cognitive language, voice, and swallowing problems. Each patient referred to Kennedy’s Outpatient Speech Therapy program undergoes a thorough diagnostic evaluation. From there, a patient-specific treatment plan is developed, and regularly reassessed, to ensure their goals are reached.
Treatments may include a variety of exercises and activities customized to patients’ individual needs, including:
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